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Table 2 Training and availability of hygiene facilities at Health care facilities of Illu Aba Bor and Bunno Bedelle Zones, Southwest Ethiopia, 2020

From: COVID – 19 related knowledge and preventive practices early in the outbreak among health care workers in selected public health facilities of Illu aba Bor and Buno Bedelle zones, Southwest Ethiopia

Variables Category Frequency Percent
Ever had training on infection prevention Yes 135 40.9
No 195 59.1
Infection control program at the institution Yes 153 46.4
No 177 53.6
Infection control team at the facility Yes 139 39.1
No 201 60.9
Emerging infectious diseases taskforce (dealing with outbreaks) available Yes 154 46.5
No 180 54.5
IPC policies and guidelines available Yes 150 45.5
No 180 54.5
Water facility available Yes 217 65.8
No 113 34.2
Alcohol/hand sanitizer available at the facility Yes 248 75.2
No 82 24.8
Adequate soap at the work unit Yes 150 45.5
No 180 54.5
Adequate disinfectants available at the work unit Yes 145 43.9
No 185 56.1
Sufficient PPE available Yes 109 33.0
No 221 67.0
Have safety box for sharp disposal Yes 243 73.6
No 87 26.4
The working unit has a colored dust bin to segregate medical wastes Yes 140 42.4
No 190 57.6
Currently assigned place (ward) OPD 128 38.8
Laboratory 35 10.6
Pharmacy 23 7.0
Medical ward 22 6.7
Surgical ward 13 3.9
Pediatric ward 12 3.6
TB and ART 12 3.6
MCH 43 13.0
GYN & OBS 42 12.7
  1. IPC Infection prevention and control, TB Tuberculosis
  2. OPD Outpatient department, ART Antiretroviral therapy
  3. MCH Mother and child Health, PPE Personal protective equipment